Driver killed after hitting patch of ice on Taylor County highway

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A driver was killed after hitting a patch of ice that caused a crash in Taylor County Wednesday morning. 

Jose Ines Herrera-Acuna, male, 27, of Houston, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash on U.S. 277 south of Buffalo Gap around 6:00 a.m., according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. 

A press release from DPS states Herrera-Acuna was traveling south down the highway when he hit a patch of ice, lost control of his car, and slid into a box truck. 

The driver of the box truck was not injured during the crash. 



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